Swimmer Col Pearse and hurdler Caitlin Hawks are June 2014's Sportstar nominees.July 14, 2014 1:22pm
Lockington Consolidated School student Col Pearse will represent Victoria at the School Sport Australia Swimming Championships for the second year in a row.
The 10-year-old will compete in six individual events in the multi-class 10 to 12 year category after winning three silver medals at the state championships in May.
The North West Athletics and Geelong Swimming Club member competes in the S10 class, which is for those with amputations in the bottom half of their limbs.
Nathalia’s Caitlin Hawks achieved some outstanding results on the athletics track during the competitive 2013/14 season which has earned her June’s senior nomination.
The 18-year-old hurdler won a silver medal at the Australian Junior Championships in Sydney (running a personal best time) while a silver was also achieved at the Australian All Schools Championships in Townsville.
Hawks amassed 11 medals at state and national level and is considered the second fastest under 20 400m hurdler in Australia.
The redevelopment of Shepparton Library, which will feature accessible shelving, a teen-specific area, a Skype booth and internet-enabled work stations, will be completed in the next two months.
The Ovens & Murray qualifying final between Yarrawonga and Lavington on Saturday left spectators talking more about the standard of umpiring than the two competing teams.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
The Kiss Angels, 50 Shades of Hope team have come up with a creative way of fundraising for the Relay for Life, a purple potty.
District hotels and businesses may change rosters with penalty rates for casual employees on Sundays set to be cut.
Students visit local businesses for reading lessons
Bottle thrown at Jason Cole in bitter aftermath to Seymour-Benalla game on Saturday.
A truck driver is lucky to be alive after crashing into a Jerilderie home yesterday morning.
Chef and co-owner of Heathcote’s Willow Room Brent Loam is thrilled with the listing in the 2015 Age Good Food Guide
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
A sophisticated hydroponic cannabis system was discovered by police at the Victoria Hotel last week.
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